Category Archives: community

Summer Season

As I consider this blog and how I write about our summers, I’m surprised that my tendency is to recap our summer activities in one post. It’s surprising since our lives aren’t bound by a school calendar. Perhaps because everyone around … Continue reading

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It’s Raining Pink

One more month today! This baby girl has been given three baby showers. That’s pretty incredible since she’s our third child, but I’m thankful for the love of friends that’s been showered on us. My first two showers were surprises. … Continue reading

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Just Some Happenings

I’ve been thinking of a couple blog posts I could write but just haven’t felt motivated to do it. So, here I am just catching you up on the exciting news that is our daily life. I think the less structured … Continue reading

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Merry & Bright

Our boys are into Christmas lights this year. Silas has recently learned who Frosty the Snowman is, so it’s exciting for him to see the blow-up snowmen as we drive through neighborhoods. Cooper will look out his car window and … Continue reading

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Our First 5K

We did it! Stephen and I finished our first 5K on Saturday. The city of Buckeye was hosting a Boston qualifier marathon, a half marathon, 5K, and mile run. My friend Jen suggested back in August that we all sign … Continue reading

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Keeping Busy This Summer

The desert summer heat isn’t over yet, but summer vacation is (at least for all those school kids). Here’s a little photo recap of some of the things we’ve been up to. We’ve been on the go so much this summer … Continue reading

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My First VBS

Even though I’m just 3 1/2, I went to my first Vacation Bible School a few weeks ago. My church was having a free VBS for kids, and the theme was Arrow Island. I got to be in the four … Continue reading

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Summer’s Here!

It’s summer, and the triple digits won’t let us forget it. We had a mild May, and this heat has kind of taken me by surprise. We’re melting! At least it still cools down overnight, but that won’t last. Silas … Continue reading

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We Took a Bike Ride…

...on a sunny day near the river. A few Saturdays ago, we rented some bikes and a kid trailer from the Bicycle Cellar in Tempe. I hadn’t been on a bike ride in years! It’s really true that you never … Continue reading

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Libraries are for Mommies

I’ve spent more time in public libraries since becoming a mom than I ever did as a child. Libraries are wonderful resources for parents—not only because of the books and DVDs, but especially because of the free programs for kids. … Continue reading

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